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This Week at Fox

Regular school schedule:

  • Kindergarten: 8:25am - 12:30pm

  • TK: 8:45am - 12:50pm

  • Grades 1 - 3: 8:25am - 2:35pm

  • Grades 4 - 5: 8:25am - 3:10pm

This week:

  • Wednesday, February 14

    • Minimum day
      • Kindergarten: 8:25am - 12:30pm
      • TK: 8:45am - 12:50pm
      • Grades 1-5: 8:25am - 12:20pm

    • Walk to school day

    • Last day for lost+found

  • Friday, February 16

    • ​​​​​​​Spirit Day

Upcoming Dates...

  • February 19-23 -- Mid-winter break, No school

  • February 26 -- Foxtravaganza Tech rehearsal, 5:30 pm

  • February 28 -- Fox Parent Ed Night: Screenagers, 6:30pm Middle room, Free, please RSVP

  • February 28 -- Last day for Yearbook orders

  • March 9 -- Foxtravaganza Dress rehearsal

  • March 10, 11 -- Foxtravaganza shows

  • March 13, 15, 16, 19, 20 -- Conferences (grades 1-5), Minimum days

  • March 30 -- SchoolForce Auction Gala, Hot Havana Nights

  • April 9-13 -- Spring Break, No school

Complete 2017-2018 School Calendar 

Yearbook orders now open


 

The 2017-2018 Fox Yearbook is NOW OPEN for ordering through the Fox Store at Fox Store 2017-18. Books are $35. The deadline to order is Wednesday, February 28th. Be sure to place your orders by then, as there is no guarantee extra books will be available at the end of the year. If you have any questions, please contact Cynthia Zhang at yearbook@benfoxpta.org

Chess club starts Monday 1/22/18

The Fox Chess Club is a great way to develop critical thinking skills and improve focus for Fox students. The Fox Chess Club is going into its 17th year and many past students have benefited academically and socially through the game of Chess.  


 

Sign-up: http://www.advantagechess.com/services.php

Mondays (1/22/18 - 5/21/18, 15 classes)

Grades 1-3 at 2:40 - 3:30pm, Library

Grades 4-5 at 3:30 - 4:30pm, Room 17

Save the date!

The SchoolForce Auction Gala will be Friday, March 30!

More details to follow.

Buying a Chromebook? Earn money for your school!

Fox Spirit Wear

  

Fox spirit ware can be ordered through the Fox StoreThe next dates when orders are submitted to the vendor are February 16, 2018 and May 11, 2018.  

FOXTRAVAGANZA 2018: Love, Peace and Harmony!

This years show will be held at Hillsdale High School Auditorium (larger venue!) on Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11, 2018.

 

Important Dates

  • Tech Rehearsal: Monday, February 26 at 5:30pm (Fox Middle Room) 
  • Dress rehearsal: Friday, March 9 at 5:00pm (Hillsdale High School Auditorium)
  • Show times:  Saturday, March 10 at 6:30pm & Sunday, March 11 at 3:00pm (Hillsdale High School Auditorium)

Volunteer Sign-Ups
Are you interested in being a leader? We need group act leaders, production assistants and many other positions filled.  Please click on the following link to sign up today: Foxtravaganza Volunteer Sign-Ups

GET INVOLVED AT FOX!


Volunteers are essential to keeping Fox Elementary running smoothly.  Can you lend a hand?

 

Reading Power Committee Member - Please contact Stephanie Lee

Recycling Assistant - Contact Jim Cole 

Foxtravaganza Chorus Director-in-Training - Please contact Andrea Ganim

Spirit Day Coordinator - Please contact Anne Strehlow

Tutoring Coordinator – Please contact Anne Strehlow 

 

 

For details see the "Volunteers Needed" section in the Parents tab.

Do you want to volunteer but don't see what you're looking for? Contact PTA President Anne Strehlow at President@BenFoxPTA.org.

News

2/5/18

A total of 6 tickets between the two shows combined will be the maximum number of tickets allowed per family. This is strictly enforced. If the shows do not sell out, we will be opening up ticket sales on Friday, February 16th for families to purchase additional seats. Foxtravaganza Ticket Sales

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1/16/18

The 2017-2018 Fox Yearbook is NOW OPEN for ordering through the Fox Store at Fox Store 2017-18. Books are $35. The deadline to order is Wednesday, February 28th. Be sure to place your orders by then as there is no guarantee extra books will be available at the end of the year. 

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1/12/18

February 28th , 6:30 pm Fox Middle Room

The Fox PTA will be hosting a parent education night by offering a screening of the feature film Screenagers...a film that explore the struggles over social media, video games, academics, and internet addiction, as well as the impact of this friction on our children and families.Snacks will be provided. Childcare will be available. Free, but please RSVP.

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Quick Links

2018-19 School enrollment

For Fox students presently in grades K-4, you do not need to enroll again. Enrollment is necessary for students entering kindergarten, new students in grades other than kindergarten. Present TK students must re-enroll for kindergarten. Please start your registration process at the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District website and view the section on 2018-19 Enrollment.

Important dates:

  • January 5, 2018 Online enrollment on the website starts
  • January 22, 9:00-12:00 p.m. Sibling registration in Fox Lower Lounge
  • January 23, 9:00-10:00 a.m. TK, K, new student enrollment and visitation at Fox, adults only
  • January 30, 9:00-10:00 a.m. TK, K, new student enrollment and visitation at Fox, adults only
  • February 7, 1:30-8:00 p.m. registration, Ralston Middle School Library

For students presently in Fox Grade 5 your registration information will be provided by your teacher with coordination from our middle schools. Be sure you read information on the website regarding any parent meetings and orientation. The 2018-19 Middle School Choice Form distributed to grade 5 students is for students at Fox who prefer to go to Nesbit or Sandpiper next year. You need not respond if your preference is to go to Ralston.

Please share this information with your neighbors and friends who do not presently attend Fox!

Recycling at Fox


 

Save up your Recycling!  

 

Jim will be at the flag pole to help you drop off your CA-CRV recyclables - including plastic water and soda bottles, glass beer bottles, and aluminum beverage cans.

 

Each school year we raise thousands of dollars to support PTA programs at Fox!  

 

Please contact Jim Cole with any questions or offers to help with the collection of recyclables:  

jim.cole1@me.com or 650-339-1775.

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School Supplies Donation

Classes are already underway! If you have not done so already, please submit your school supplies donation to the school office.  Donations of $50 per student attending Fox will provide all the specific materials each teacher and student will need for his or classroom. Thank you for your support of Fox Elementary.

Parent donation form (Note that this donation is not tax deductible.)

Hot Lunch Helpers Needed!


 

Fox school needs your help to distribute hotlunch to our students this school year!  

 

Lunch is distributed from 11:30-12:45 pm on regular days and 9:30-10:30 am on minimum days (including Wednesdays). 

Please sign up to help out using the links below.  Weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly commitments are helpful.  But we appreciate you stepping in the help on your single open days, as well. 

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

 

Please contact Kip at Kip.Leong@gmail.com or 415-307-7641 with any questions.

Volunteering at Fox: Getting Started

We are grateful for your interest in volunteering at Fox.  We welcome all parents, grandparents, and guardians into our classrooms and school.  The volunteer clearance process has recently been changed by the school district.

 

Start your volunteer authorization process by completing the School District's required Volunteer Form by clicking on the Formstack link below (STEP ONE). This form indicates to the district your interest in volunteering.  Next, visit the district webpage to determine the level of clearance you are seeking - Clearance Level is determined by the type of volunteer work you will be doing.  Print the required paperwork from the district webpage, and submit the completed forms to the school office.

 

1.)  STEP ONE - Complete District Volunteer Form:

https://brssd.formstack.com/forms/volunteer_form_16_17

 

2.) STEP TWO - Determine Which Level of Clearance you Require (Level I, II, or III)

https://www.brssd.org/volunteer-information/

 

3.) STEP THREE - Print the Forms for the Required Tests (TB, Fingerprinting, and/or Vehicle)

https://www.brssd.org/volunteer-information/

 

4.) STEP FOUR - Complete any Required Tests and Submit Paperwork to the School Office

 

If you would like to read up on the procedures before submitting the District Form, additional information regarding volunteer clearance can be found at both the District's website and here on our Fox website:

https://www.brssd.org/volunteer-information/

https://fox-brssd-ca.schoolloop.com/volunteer_requirement

2018-19 school enrollment

For Fox students presently in grades K-4, you do not need to enroll again. Enrollment is necessary for students entering kindergarten, new students in grades other than kindergarten. Present TK students must re-enroll for kindergarten. Please start your registration process at the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District website https://www.brssd.org and view the section on 2018-19 Enrollment.

 

Important dates:

  • January 5, 2018 Online enrollment on the website starts
  • January 22, 9:00-12:00 p.m. Sibling registration in Fox Lower Lounge
  • January 23, 9:00-10:00 a.m. TK, K, new student enrollment and visitation at Fox, adults only
  • January 30, 9:00-10:00 a.m. TK, K, new student enrollment and visitation at Fox, adults only
  • February 7, 1:30-8:00 p.m. registration, Ralston Middle School Library

For students presently in Fox Grade 5 your registration information will be provided by your teacher with coordination from our middle schools. Be sure you read information on the website regarding any parent meetings and orientation. The 2018-19 Middle School Choice Form distributed to grade 5 students is for students at Fox who prefer to go to Nesbit or Sandpiper next year. You need not respond if your preference is to go to Ralston.

 

Please share this information with your neighbors and friends who do not presently attend Fox!